Viewers of Guardians of the Galaxy and its sequel Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 not only ended up falling in love in sentient plants and animals, but there's also a good chance they walked away from the movie theater humming one of the songs included on the movie's soundtrack.
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Having already signed on for a third Guardians installment, writer/director James Gunn is now teasing the soundtrack for Vol. 3.
"I have it down to 181 songs," the director responded when I asked him the progress of the Vol. 3 soundtrack.
And although it's currently at 181 songs, Gunn says the list "could get longer." The whittling down of the soundtrack seems like it'll be a major undertaking, the first soundtrack had a dozen songs while Awesome Mix. Vol. 2 includes 14 tracks.
I have it down to 181 songs. That list could get longer. https://t.co/byRjdfSa07— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) July 2, 2017
While the soundtracks are a hot topic surrounding the movies in the Guardians franchise, Gunn went on to say in the same thread that music royalty rights only make about two percent of the movie's total budget.
Only about 2%— James Gunn (@JamesGunn) July 2, 2017
You can find the synopsis for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 below.
Set to the backdrop of 'Awesome Mixtape #2,' Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continues the team's adventures as they traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. The Guardians must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of Peter Quill's true parentage. Old foes become new allies and fan-favorite characters from the classic comics will come to our heroes' aid as the Marvel cinematic universe continues to expand.
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is written and directed by James Gunn (Slither). The film marks the return of the original Guardians, including Chris Pratt (Jurassic World) as Peter Quill/Star-Lord; Zoe Saldana (Star Trek Into Darkness) as Gamora; Dave Bautista (Spectre) as Drax; Vin Diesel (Furious 7) as the voice of Groot; Bradley Cooper (American Sniper) as the voice of Rocket; Michael Rooker (Jumper) as Yondu; Karen Gillan (The Big Short) as Nebula; and Sean Gunn (Gilmore Girls) as Kraglin. New cast members include Pom Klementieff (Oldboy), Elizabeth Debicki (The Great Gatsby, Everest), Chris Sullivan (The Knick, The Drop) and Kurt Russell (The Hateful Eight, The Thing).
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is in theaters now. Spider-Man: Homecominglands on July 7, 2017, followed by Thor: Ragnarok on November 3, 2017. After that Black Panther debuts on February 16, 2018, while Avengers: Infinity War hits theaters on May 4, 2018. Ant-Man and the Wasp is slated for July 6, 2018, followed by Captain Marvel on March 8, 2019.
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